noun, plural mit·ti·mus·es.Law.
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He informed us that the Judge had made out a mittimus and sentenced us to jail for treason.
Prisoners were here thrust into jail without a regular mittimus, the jailer having to send for one some days after.
This made him alter his purpose, and by a new mittimus sent us to the House of Correction at Wycombe.The History of Thomas Ellwood|Thomas Ellwood
Vnde mittimus in Angliam literas domini imperatoris super hijs patentes, vobis & cæteris amicis nostris beneuolis.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (6 of 12)|Raphael Holinshed
I must make out this young woman's mittimus, and have her confined until the grand jury sit.'